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Are Your Retirement Savings Being Used to Undermine Our Democracy?

Lauren Compere | Posted 05.25.2016 | Money
Lauren Compere

Americans know that secret money is being funneled into our elections every cycle, and they are not happy about it. In fact, almost two thirds of Americans are dissatisfied with the outsized influence of corporations in this country, and 78% want to see the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United overturned.

Obama Starts Addressing the Retirement Crisis by Getting Wall Street Out of Our Wallets

Jane White | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Jane White

President Obama should be commended for taking on the brokerage industry for ripping off multitudes of 401(k) participants.

Why President Obama Doesn't Watch His Pension

Carol DeChant | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Carol DeChant

Wherever this money is held (in America? abroad?) and whatever they're invested in, the summary doesn't tell. Still, it's gotta be exciting for Mitt Romney to watch his corn shoot up at the rate of over $1 million a month.

The Risk of Not Understanding Risk Adjusted Returns

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

If a fund takes more risk, it is more volatile and the potential for loss is increased, but the fund should yield greater returns. How can you tell how much risk your actively managed fund is taking?

Don't Trust Vanguard: Vote For Genocide-free Investing

Susan Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Morgan

For the vast number of people who feel it is unethical to help fund genocide, the decision to vote in favor of the Vanguard shareholder proposal is an easy one.